NABJ Region I Conference
The Winning Hand: Leading, Learning & Leveraging in Journalism & MediaTropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City 2831 Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401Saturday, October 4, 20148:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will host the Region I Conference on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City in New Jersey. Hosted by NABJ's Region I Director and local chapter leaders, this year's conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will feature diverse programming for freelance and transitioning journalists, public relations practitioners, entrepreneurs and students. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to network with other journalists, public relations professionals and entrepreneurs in workshops that will cover topics such as how to be viewed as an expert, leveraging all platforms to do cutting edge journalism and to build your career, using your mobile device to create a multimedia story, and improving your investigative reporting skills.
2014 NABJ REGION 1 CONFERENCE
The Winning Hand: Leading, Learning & Leveraging in Journalism & Media
PRODUCING INVESTIGATIVE STORIES WHILE COVERING YOUR BEAT - #WATCHDOG14Have an idea for a great investigative story but can never find the time to do it because you have to cover your beat? Then this course is for you. This session will walk participants through the investigate process from start to finish. During the session, participants will learn how to come up with ideas for an investigative story, strategies for location documents and gaining access to public records, internet tools for digging deeper, managing your time during an investigation and writing the investigative story.Panelists: Ron Nixon, Washington Correspondent, New York Times
THE VIDEO REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED: BROADCAST AND VIDEO CAREERS IN THE DIGITAL FIRST WORLD - #VIDEO14With the Internet, times are changing for people who want to pursue video and broadcast careers. Journalism companies and digital startups are focusing on online video as a storytelling and information tool. This panel will highlight some of the leading companies in the expanding field. You'll walk away with an understanding of the careers in such companies and the future of the online video industry.Moderator: Kiratiana Freelon, CUNY Graduate School of JournalismPanelists: Alex Ragir, Founder, Storyhunter Channon Hodge, Video Journalist, New York Times Wilbert Cooper, Editor, Vice.com
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Register Today and Save!Pre-Registration Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014
Registration rates includes entrance to workshops and contact with panelists.*Bundle Registration includes access to both the NABJ Media Institute for Media Professionals and Entrepreneurs (10/3/2014) and Region I Conference (10/4/2014).($3.00 administrative fee will be added automatically to the registration total.)
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